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Sample Room Assistant Placement

Listing ID: 416171

Sample Room Assistant Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Erdem
Location: London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 3 to 6 months
Hours: Full Time
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Travel expenses between zones 1-6
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 days 11 hours
About: Established in London in 2005 by Erdem Moralioglu, the eponymous ready-to-wear brand, Erdem, has come to be synonymous with versatile yet powerful femininity. Erdem trained at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London where he remained to launch the brand following his graduation. Known for his use of experimental textiles, vibrant prints, and detailed craftsmanship, Erdem has created a beautiful world of the delicate mixed with the bold.

The Role

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and conscientious candidate undertaking a Work Placement to join the busy studio at Erdem supporting the Sample Room.

Though this is a Work Placement position, we are looking for someone who has a good understanding of garment construction and is looking to develop their technical skills within a fast paced environment for a luxury brand. You will assist during the entire cycle from initial fabric sourcing for development toiles to sampling and final production toiles.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cutting for development and production toiles.
  • Hand sewing
  • Preparing swatches.
  • Fabric sourcing.
  • Maintaining an up to date fabric log.
  • Dressing at main collection shows.
  • Assisting with general studio admin.
  • General administration including photographing of samples, organising fitting images and comments.
  • Assisting Garment Technologists with swatch requests, labelling toiles and updating spec books.
  • Hand sewing and preparing samples for shows and photo shoots.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Hands on can-do attitude with an exceptional work ethic
  • Prepared to complete a variety of tasks
  • Ability to think on their feet with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, able to work independently and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to read a pattern
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail

To Apply

If this role is of interest please contact James Longville via the form below with your covering letter, CV and examples of work.

THIS ROLE IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT STUDENTS UNDERTAKING A WORK PLACEMENT AS PART OF A UNIVERSITY COURSE.
 


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